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Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

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Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

- RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Country singer Scotty McCreery has been cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Authorities told local media organizations that they found a loaded 9 millimeter handgun in McCreery's backpack at a security checkpoint on July 13. He told authorities he had been at a firing range and forgot to take the gun out
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Airline Says ‘Passed Gas’ Did Not Force Plane Evacuation at NC Airport

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Airline Says ‘Passed Gas’ Did Not Force Plane Evacuation at NC Airport

- RALEIGH, N.C. — Reports that an American Airlines plane at Raleigh-Durham International Airport was evacuated on Sunday after a passenger “passed gas” are untrue, the airline said in a statement. Flight 1927 from Charlotte to Raleigh landed at 2:21 p.m. on Sunday. Shortly after the plane arrived at the gate, several passengers complained of an odor in the cabin, airline spokeswoman Lakesha Brown told the News & Observer
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'Passed gas' causes plane evacuation at Raleigh airport

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'Passed gas' causes plane evacuation at Raleigh airport

- RALEIGH, N.C.-A person who “passed gas” on an American Airlines plane on Sunday afternoon forced all passengers off the jet, officials said. The incident happened when passengers on the flight became ill with nausea and headaches, according to a spokesperson with Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The flight, which was not identified by RDU officials, landed at the airport around 4 p.m. when the incident was reported
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Woman charged with manslaughter in fatal Garner stabbing

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Woman charged with manslaughter in fatal Garner stabbing

- Garner police on Monday charged a 40-year-old woman with voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death Sunday evening of a man found at a hotel. Lakesha Nicole Johnson, who arrest records say lived at In Town Suites, 1491 U.S. 70 West, was accused of killing Derrick Fernandza Shaw, 49. Shaw died from his injuries after being transported to WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, the town said in a statement issued Sunday
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Passenger ‘passes gas’ on flight, forces plane to land at airport

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Passenger ‘passes gas’ on flight, forces plane to land at airport

- RALEIGH, N.C. – Somebody “passed gas” on an American Airlines plane, causing passengers to become sick and everyone having to be removed from the jet. WNCN reported that the plane landed at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Sunday afternoon when the incident was first reported. People on the flight complained of headaches and nausea and had to be taken off the plane, according to
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Passenger “passing gas” forces flight to land at North Carolina airport

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Passenger “passing gas” forces flight to land at North Carolina airport

- RALEIGH, N.C. – Authorities at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport had to take passenger of an American Airlines flight Sunday afternoon following a medical incident on a flight. The flight landed at the airport after passengers fell sick and nauseous in flight. It was later determined that someone on the flight had “passed gas” causing passengers to complain of headaches and nausea
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‘Passed gas’ forces passengers from plane at Raleigh-Durham airp - | WBTV Charlotte

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‘Passed gas’ forces passengers from plane at Raleigh-Durham airp - | WBTV Charlotte

- RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) - A person who “passed gas” on an American Airlines plane on Sunday afternoon forced all passengers off the jet, officials said. The incident happened when passengers on the flight became ill with nausea and headaches, according to a spokesperson with Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The flight, which was not identified by RDU officials, landed at the airport around 4 p
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The Latest: Plane that crashed flew from North Carolina

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The Latest: Plane that crashed flew from North Carolina

- ITTA BENA, Miss. — The Latest on the deadly military plane crash in Mississippi (all times local): The U.S. military plane that crashed in a soybean field in rural Mississippi killing at least 16 people on board originated from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina. The station is about 115 miles (185 kilometers) southeast of Raleigh and about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the Atlantic Ocean
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Amelia Earhart’s NC visits always generated excitement

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Amelia Earhart’s NC visits always generated excitement

- Raleigh citizens, who in 1931 had not yet seen a helicopter and were only a few years removed from the Wright Brothers’ first flight, were fascinated when the famous aviatrix Amelia Earhart “dropped in.” Arriving in an autogiro, the first aircraft of the sort to be seen in Raleigh, Miss Earhart literally dropped down on the field. Other planes may hover and swoop and glide over the field, but the autogiro with a whirl of its propeller, made a vertical descent and came to rest close by the airport hangar, a strange looking air visitor
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NC man killed in Georgia being called a hero for his actions - | WBTV Charlotte

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NC man killed in Georgia being called a hero for his actions - | WBTV Charlotte

- RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) - A Raleigh graduate from Enloe High School who was killed in Georgia has been called a hero. Witnesses said Scott Waldrup was pushing people out of the way as an SUV involved in a shooting headed for them. Waldrup, 30, lived in Savannah, Georgia, with his partner, Tart. “He was magical,” Andrew Fyfe, a friend from Enloe, said
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Enloe High School grad killed in Georgia is hailed as a hero

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Enloe High School grad killed in Georgia is hailed as a hero

- A graduate of a Raleigh high school is being hailed as a hero after he was struck and killed by an SUV that was fleeing police following a shooting Wednesday morning in Savannah, Ga. Scott Waldrup, 30, who graduated from Enloe High School in 2005, pushed others out of the way as the SUV crashed into a pole, according to witnesses
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Diocese of Raleigh’s new bishop: ‘I’m here to serve and to love everybody’

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Diocese of Raleigh’s new bishop: ‘I’m here to serve and to love everybody’

- Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama, named early Wednesday as the bishop of the Diocese of Raleigh, comes to his new job with a wide range of pastoral and administrative experience and, for now, a goal of getting to know the area, its people and their spiritual needs. “I’m here to serve and to love everybody,” Zarama said at a press conference at the office of the diocese Wednesday morning, and to help them “to understand we are a family
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Raleigh releases map of possible BikeShare stations

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Raleigh releases map of possible BikeShare stations

- Dedicated riders could rent a bicycle and pedal 8 miles from a wetlands center in Southeast Raleigh to the North Carolina Museum of Art west of downtown. For the less ambitious, there are many easier options. Raleigh recently released tentative locations for the 30 bicycle docks it plans to install across an 8-mile stretch of Raleigh’s core as part of its BikeShare program, which will allow residents and visitors to rent road bikes to move across the city
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FBI Joins Search For Missing Starbucks Employee

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FBI Joins Search For Missing Starbucks Employee

- The FBI is adding its resources to the search for a missing North Carolina Starbucks employee. Allison Cope, 24, disappeared Monday when she left the Starbucks she manages inside the Raleigh Durham International Airport, police said. Investigators said Cope, who was on a scheduled break in her shift, used her ID badge to exit the airport parking lot at around 3 p
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An unlikely journey lands one Anchorage player in basketball royalty

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An unlikely journey lands one Anchorage player in basketball royalty

- That's why former West High basketball standout Brandon Huffman made the tough decision in 2015 to finish his prep basketball career at Word of God Academy in Raleigh, North Carolina — a more than 4,000-mile drive from Anchorage. Despite not playing basketball until seventh grade, the 6-foot-10 center will don the Carolina blue and white next season as a member of the defending NCAA champion North Carolina Tar Heels
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Infant remains found, woman arrested in Florida

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Infant remains found, woman arrested in Florida

- SMITHFIELD, N.C. — A North Carolina woman has been arrested in connection with the discovery of infant remains under a house more than a year ago. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports 41-year-old Bridgette Morgan Smith was arrested at a Jacksonville, Florida, hotel on June 21. The police account of the arrest was first reported by the Florida Times-Union, which said Smith gave her address as her mother's house, where the remains of two infants were found in April 2016
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Robeson County native crowned Miss North Carolina 2017

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Robeson County native crowned Miss North Carolina 2017

- RALEIGH, NC (WMBF) – A native of Robeson County took the crown at the 80th Miss North Carolina Pageant, which took place Saturday night in Raleigh. Victoria Huggins is from St. Pauls, NC, according to her Facebook page. She competed as Miss Greater Sampson County. According to WMBF News’ sister station in Wilmington, NC, 90 young women competed for the title of Miss North Carolina and Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen
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Old-fashioned photos coming to Raleigh

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Old-fashioned photos coming to Raleigh

- Giles Clement, 35, is bringing his old-fashioned photography to Raleigh on June 30. Clement has been practicing wet plate collodion photography since 2012. During his time in Raleigh, Clement will be taking 16 x 20 ambrotype photos. The ambrotype process was invented in the mid-1800s. The process begins with a sheet of glass coated with ionized collodion gel, which consists of nitrocellulose, alcohol and ether, that is then put in a tank of silver nitrate
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  • Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport
    Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Country singer Scotty McCreery has been cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Authorities told local media organizations that they found a loaded 9 millimeter handgun in McCreery's backpack at a security checkpoint on July 13. He told authorities he had been at a firing range and forgot to take the gun out
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Politics & Government

  • Should lawyer who defended NC GOP on voter ID and redistricting be a federal judge? Trump and NC senators say yes
    Should lawyer who defended NC GOP on voter ID and redistricting be a federal judge? Trump and NC senators say yes

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    Thomas Farr, the Triangle-based attorney who represented Republican legislators in the lawsuits challenging their voter ID law and redistricting maps, has been nominated by the president to fill a vacancy on the federal court bench in Eastern North Carolina. The judicial post is in the U.S. Eastern District of North Carolina, a 44-county region spanning from Raleigh to the coast. The White House announced President Donald Trump’s plans to nominate Farr in a news release on Thursday
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Sports

  • Duke soccer’s Christina Gibbons learned to trust the process
    Duke soccer’s Christina Gibbons learned to trust the process

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    Any day could be her last, but Christina Gibbons won’t approach them any differently than she has these past four years. When she arrived at Duke, a somewhat overlooked soccer player from Raleigh, Gibbons struggled to find her voice. While in high school at Cardinal Gibbons, she played on a CASL club team with players who were constantly advancing to national teams. She stayed behind, often filling their roles on
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Business

  • Raleigh’s Holly Hill Hospital names first female CEO in 39-year history
    Raleigh’s Holly Hill Hospital names first female CEO in 39-year history

    , newsobserver.com

    Raleigh’s Holly Hill Hospital named its first female CEO, Amanda Allen Johanson. Johnson, 36, has been the psychiatric hospital’s interim CEO since February and has worked for the system since 2013, when she joined as chief operating officer. She is the ninth CEO in Holly Hill’s 39-year history. Johanson, whose job title includes Managing Director, replaces Michael McDonald Jr., who had been Holly Hill’s CEO for four years
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Health

  • Federal Judge puts hold on Cooper’s Medicaid expansion plan - | WBTV Charlotte
    Federal Judge puts hold on Cooper’s Medicaid expansion plan - | WBTV Charlotte

    , wbtv.com

    RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) - A federal judge has temporarily put a hold on Gov. Roy Cooper’s plan to expand Medicaid in North Carolina. The decision blocked the federal Government from approving any proposal by Cooper’s office to expand on President Obama’s health care law already in place. An order directed by U.S District Court Judge Louise Flanagan came Saturday night, lasting for two weeks, just a day after Republican leaders
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Family & Parenting

  • Holderness family, of YouTube fame, raising money for board game
    Holderness family, of YouTube fame, raising money for board game

    , newsobserver.com

    The Holderness family, known for creating videos on YouTube that celebrate the joys and struggles of family life, is raising money for a board game that encourages players to put away their tech gadgets and spend time together. “At home, we would all be staring at our phones,” said Kim Holderness, who lives in Raleigh with her husband, Penn, and their two children, ages 9 and 6. “We’re so distracted.
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  • Diocese of Raleigh’s new bishop: ‘I’m here to serve and to love everybody’
    Diocese of Raleigh’s new bishop: ‘I’m here to serve and to love everybody’

    , newsobserver.com

    Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama, named early Wednesday as the bishop of the Diocese of Raleigh, comes to his new job with a wide range of pastoral and administrative experience and, for now, a goal of getting to know the area, its people and their spiritual needs. “I’m here to serve and to love everybody,” Zarama said at a press conference at the office of the diocese Wednesday morning, and to help them “to understand we are a family
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  • Farmers market brings fresh products to food desert in Raleigh
    Farmers market brings fresh products to food desert in Raleigh

    , newsobserver.com

    Etheopea Balogun realized it can be tough to find fresh fruits and vegetables – particularly organic produce “not wrapped in plastic” – in Southeast Raleigh. She came across a local solution: the Fertile Ground Food Cooperative, in which members pay a fee and have ownership and access to healthy, affordable food. Now Fertile Ground is inching closer to its goal of opening a store in 2018
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Travel & Recreation

  • Airline Says ‘Passed Gas’ Did Not Force Plane Evacuation at NC Airport
    Airline Says ‘Passed Gas’ Did Not Force Plane Evacuation at NC Airport

    , whotv.com

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Reports that an American Airlines plane at Raleigh-Durham International Airport was evacuated on Sunday after a passenger “passed gas” are untrue, the airline said in a statement. Flight 1927 from Charlotte to Raleigh landed at 2:21 p.m. on Sunday. Shortly after the plane arrived at the gate, several passengers complained of an odor in the cabin, airline spokeswoman Lakesha Brown told the News & Observer
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  • Robeson County native crowned Miss North Carolina 2017
    Robeson County native crowned Miss North Carolina 2017

    , wmbfnews.com

    RALEIGH, NC (WMBF) – A native of Robeson County took the crown at the 80th Miss North Carolina Pageant, which took place Saturday night in Raleigh. Victoria Huggins is from St. Pauls, NC, according to her Facebook page. She competed as Miss Greater Sampson County. According to WMBF News’ sister station in Wilmington, NC, 90 young women competed for the title of Miss North Carolina and Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen
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Books & Literature

  • Add your words to Raleigh’s novel – on a manual typewriter – Shaffer
    Add your words to Raleigh’s novel – on a manual typewriter – Shaffer

    , newsobserver.com

    Inside a wooden shack, a light-blue Smith Corona typewriter waits for Raleigh’s wisdom, angst and blather – gathering the city’s character one clacking keystroke at a time. The outhouse-shaped writer’s sanctum stands just outside Quail Ridge Books at North Hills, inviting any passer-by to peck out a random sentence on a contraption that requires no electricity. All day long, Raleigh’s correspondents take turns on a stool made of logs as their thoughts scroll down a 100-foot roll of paper
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